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What Did Michelle Obama Say to the President During the 9/11 Ceremony?
The Blaze ^ | September 15, 2011 | staff reporter

Posted on 06/17/2012 5:22:13 PM PDT by Daffynition

A spirited debate broke out on Glenn Beck’s radio show on Thursday morning regarding video that has surfaced showing Barack and Michelle Obama during a 9/11 ceremony. It shows Michelle whispering something to Barack, Barack nodding back, and Michelle making a facial expression in response. Some, such as Glenn and Pat, say it shows Michelle saying something disrespectful. Others, such as Stu and intern Adam, disagree.

Here’s the video [at various speeds]:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJgWMI0hch8&feature=related

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 911; bloggers; michelle
This may be *old* news, but I didn't find it in search of the FR archives.

Yes, folks, that is what she said, according to an instructor at a School for the Deaf and Blind who watched the video. The video is shown at normal speed, 3/4 speed, and 1/2 speed with no banners obstructing her lips.

1 posted on 06/17/2012 5:22:20 PM PDT by Daffynition
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***To settle the issue, he brought on Adam the intern, who has been deaf most his life and has had to read lips to communicate. What does Adam think she said?

“Look at how they fold that flag,” Adam said.***


2 posted on 06/17/2012 5:24:59 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition

You really can live your entire adult life in Chicago and never once feel American.


3 posted on 06/17/2012 5:26:43 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Daffynition

I saw two fs and think fold the flag is closer to the truth


4 posted on 06/17/2012 5:31:34 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Daffynition

Her Comment was;

“All that over folding a flag”


5 posted on 06/17/2012 5:39:38 PM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Daffynition

“Let’s get out of here. There’s tons of cash waiting!”


6 posted on 06/17/2012 5:40:06 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Daffynition

I always thought she said: you stupid f@g


7 posted on 06/17/2012 5:43:14 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Daffynition

It’s really a shame we have to ponder issues like this, but when someone says they’ve never been proud of this nation before, at the age of 40, it’s makes it a bit difficult not to be suspect of their subsequent actions.

These two need to sail off into the sunset, and live out their lives as they see fit, and leave us alone. Hopefully they’ll do it in Kenya...


8 posted on 06/17/2012 5:45:40 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Republicanism: Y1 Rant Y2 Rant Y3 Rant Y4, Oh nevermind, vote for him anyway. Rinse & Repeat!)
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To: Daffynition

I don’t know how “settled” it is. I, too, watched it closely a number of times and I believe she said, “All this for a d&*med flag?”


9 posted on 06/17/2012 5:51:08 PM PDT by My hearts in London - Everett (Gingrich or bust! (5/7/12, I guess it's bust.))
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To: DoughtyOne

Could you really see her living in Kenya? ;)


10 posted on 06/17/2012 5:52:11 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: kalee

I’d rather not see her.


11 posted on 06/17/2012 5:57:21 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Daffynition

I couldn’t tell a dang thing.


12 posted on 06/17/2012 5:57:53 PM PDT by onona (So long Doc Watson, you were an inspiration.)
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To: Daffynition
Michelle Obama mouths “all this just for the flag” at 9/11 ceremony

911

13 posted on 06/17/2012 5:58:34 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: kalee

By choice? No.

She’s too special to have to live in a nation like that.

Who is going to pay to cart her ass all over the U. S. after next January?

Answer: NOBODY!!!


14 posted on 06/17/2012 6:00:56 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Republicanism: Y1 Rant Y2 Rant Y3 Rant Y4, Oh nevermind, vote for him anyway. Rinse & Repeat!)
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To: Daffynition

The Obama’s must answer and tell us exactly what was said.

If not, someone needs to sue.


15 posted on 06/17/2012 6:01:22 PM PDT by Uncle Slayton
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To: Daffynition; All
Here's a good link
16 posted on 06/17/2012 6:01:41 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Daffynition
to paraphrase Sgt. Walters in A Soldier's Story: "Because whatever an ignorant, low-class Geechee like her has to say... ...ain't worth paying attention to. Is it? Is it?"
17 posted on 06/17/2012 6:06:11 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: My hearts in London - Everett

I watched as many times as I could stomach seeing them but it looks like she said “All this for a damn flag”


18 posted on 06/17/2012 6:13:59 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: A.A. Cunningham

Thanks...I *searched* those exact words. Once again, the search function fails me.


19 posted on 06/17/2012 6:15:45 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Daffynition
'Nuff said.
20 posted on 06/17/2012 6:17:23 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Daffynition

Yeah, it was posted here back when it happened. You have to do a special kind of search to go back more than one month now.


21 posted on 06/17/2012 6:19:56 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: A.A. Cunningham

I agree! I don’t think she said damn flag. It looks more like, All this over folding a flag or All this about folding a flag.


22 posted on 06/17/2012 6:45:01 PM PDT by classified
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To: Daffynition

I think she says “All this for a f*ckin’ flag.”


23 posted on 06/17/2012 7:03:52 PM PDT by SunTzuWu
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To: Daffynition

You failed the search function practical application exercise.


24 posted on 06/17/2012 7:04:36 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: My hearts in London - Everett

Yup. Agreed.


25 posted on 06/17/2012 7:09:28 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

That picture says it all. The difference is between the most powerful man in the world asking humbly for the guidance of a loving God, and an arrogant man who knows he is about seize power and knows he needs nothing from God.

What else does anyone need to know?


26 posted on 06/17/2012 7:10:23 PM PDT by LifePath
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To: Sir Napsalot

That picture says it all. The difference is between the most powerful man in the world asking humbly for the guidance of a loving God, and an arrogant man who knows he is about seize power and knows he needs nothing from God.

What else does anyone need to know?


27 posted on 06/17/2012 7:10:23 PM PDT by LifePath
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To: LifePath

Sorry for the double. Damned iPad...


28 posted on 06/17/2012 7:12:09 PM PDT by LifePath
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To: SunTzuWu
Looks like she says, "Let's go gits us some fatback..."

Barack nods somberly, submitting.

;-\

29 posted on 06/17/2012 7:26:01 PM PDT by Gargantua ("Barack O'Bunga--America's first gay president...")
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To: Daffynition
Look...I dislike these people just as much as the rest of you...but I agree with the guy on Beck's program: She says "Look at how they fold that flag."

Some people are going to see what they want to see and the words they are saying they see are not even CLOSE to what was said. Others are close...but no cigar. As someone who is hard of hearing...I got tired over the years of asking people to repeat themselves...so I mostly watch peoples mouths when I talk to them instead of looking them in the eyes...unless they talk really loud (drives my wife crazy).

It's hard to say exactly what she says in the beginning because of the seam in the glass...but she certainly says "fold that flag." Looking at the glimpses of her lips you can see before that phrase...and using common sense..."look at how they fold that flag" is most likely what she said. But she certainly said "fold that flag"

30 posted on 06/17/2012 7:26:29 PM PDT by NELSON111
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To: Daffynition
“Look at how they fold that flag,” Adam said.

A guy who's been reading lips all his life said this.

It looks like that to me, too. I'm not an expert but all of the other things people are suggesting don't seem to fit the lip movements.

I don't like her at all and I know she is not big on this country, but not everything she says is hateful.

31 posted on 06/17/2012 7:27:04 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Right Wing Assault
"...but not everything she says is hateful."

Yes, it is. She's only in the White House with her Quisling, lying, America-hating usurper of a gay Kommie "husband" so she can assist him in the destruction of America.

Nice to know she's got one fan here on FR, though.

;-\

32 posted on 06/17/2012 7:52:06 PM PDT by Gargantua ("Barack O'Bunga--America's first gay president...")
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To: Daffynition

Wookie facial expressions. No one does it better than these guys:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2833048/posts


33 posted on 06/17/2012 8:23:56 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Boogieman

Oi! How am I supposed to remember that? TBI taxed. :(


34 posted on 06/17/2012 9:09:24 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: SunTzuWu

I think she says “All this for a f*ckin’ flag.”


That is what it looks like to me.


35 posted on 06/17/2012 9:11:53 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: classified

I think you are overlooking something significant....I think Michele’s slight sneer and head shake at the end pretty clearly indicates that whatever she said about the flag was more negative than positive.

Where’s that *body language expert* from BOR when you need her?


36 posted on 06/17/2012 9:15:07 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: tumblindice

Excellent!


37 posted on 06/17/2012 9:22:28 PM PDT by Daffynition (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

I also agree that the lip-reader’s version is probably correct and, if that is what she said (and you don’t see her saying it), it’s not necessarily a hateful statement.

But the problem for me is her facial expression—she looks disgusted with the people folding the flag. If you watch the video you can see that the folders are not experts-they’re just ordinary folks doing the best they can. I don’t have a problem with them, since their intentions were probably genuine.She thinks she is an expert on military issues, since one of her causes is supporting military families, which is just a farce, but that’s a whole separate debate for another day. Seeing her on this video says to me that she is probably a demanding, negative, difficult person to live with and I’m sure Barack and everyone that works at the White House catches fire from her all of the time.


38 posted on 06/18/2012 12:18:52 AM PDT by dupree
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To: Daffynition

I agree with you 100%. Just the fact that she said those words and both Michelle and Barrack had little smiling sneers indicated to me they were making fun of the formality of folding the flag but I do not think she used the word damn or F&#king flag. I think she carefully gaged herself from showing a saying anything to emotional all though I think in private she would have used those words.


39 posted on 06/18/2012 5:30:15 AM PDT by classified
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To: Gargantua
Nice to know she's got one fan here on FR, though.

Oh, cut the crap! So, she's walking down the street and says to her daughter, "Look at that little bird." AHHH! Hateful! Hateful!

I already said I don't like her and I will add that she is generally a snarling, sneering, enemy of the America we love and the wife of a man brought up by commies, so YOU decide to classify me as a fan of hers. Right.

40 posted on 06/18/2012 1:22:27 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Gargantua

Oh, here’s another example of me being her “fan” from the WTC topping off:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2895394/posts?page=26#26


41 posted on 06/18/2012 1:27:14 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: classified
I think she carefully gaged herself from showing a saying anything to emotional all though I think in private she would have used those words.

Indeed.

42 posted on 06/18/2012 1:29:02 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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